Experienced Cellar Hand

Coonawarra Jack Winery
15025 Riddoch Highway
Coonawarra, SA 5263
08 8736 3130 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
Coonawarra Jack Winery is family owned and operated, located centrally within the famous terra rossa strip of Coonawarra, South Australia. We have an opportunity for a Experienced Cellar Hand to join our team and become involved in the creation of our award winning Jack Estate wines, as well as other contract winemaking requirements.

The successful applicant will be self-motivated, an excellent planner and organiser, have good attention to detail, strong leadership skills and be able to work with limited supervision. A strong team work ethic and strong written and communication skills are a must.

This position is a full-time permanent position, available for immediate start.

Job Requirements
Reporting to the Cellar Manager and Winemakers the successful candidate for this role will possess the following qualities:

• Current drivers licence
• Current forklift licence
• At least 3+ years proven extensive cellar experience in a reputable winery
• Practical knowledge of cellar operations

It would also be advantageous, although not essential, if the applicant possessed:

• Certificate III in Food Processing (Wine)
• Confined Space certificate, completed in the last three years.

Responsibilities include operating equipment, vintage related tasks, transfers, racking, additions, tanker/container operations, wine clarification, wine filtration, barrel operations and oak maintenance. During the vintage period you will be required to work extended hours and will participate as a team leader, overseeing other cellar staff.

You will work directly with Winemaking staff, other supervisors and managers in achieving and maintaining the accuracy and consistent flow of information, execution of procedure, and overall performance of the operation. Safety is of vast importance. You must follow safe operating procedures, support safety programs and policies to safeguard personal safety, company property, environmental and team member's safety.

Your employment will be based on the Wine Industry Award 2010, with above award wages offered. There will be a 6 month probation period.

Further enquiries can be directed to admin at Coonawarra Jack Winery 08 8736 3130.

Please forward your application and CV including two professional referees, and to be marked Confidential, addressed to:

Human Resources
Cellar Hand
Coonawarra Jack Winery
PO Box 322, Coonawarra, SA, 5263

OR via email using the 'APPLY NOW' link above.

Employer Contact Information
Coonawarra Jack Winery
15025 Riddoch Highway
Coonawarra SA 5263
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Coonawarra Jack Winery Pty Ltd is located centrally within the famous terra rossa strip of Coonawarra. Coonawarra Jack Winery is quickly developing a respectable reputation for crafting it's own unique quality branded wines, offering reliable contract wine grape processing and secure wine storage.

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